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Upcycling gives craft materials ‘new life’

By Nicole Chynoweth Point Park News Service A red vintage cigarette machine sits in the corner of the Toonseum’s Lou Scheimer Gallery, but in the place of Marlboros or Newports, each slot offers crafts made by Pittsburgh residents. Two years ago, crafter Lynne Kropinak was inspired by artist Clark Wittington’s Art-o-mat machines, repurposed cigarette vending machines that dispense art at... Read More

Project Pop Up: Downtown continues to evolve, adds Night Market

By Nicole Chynoweth Point Park News Service When Adi Wolos felt a craving for something sweet on a recent afternoon, she and her friends turned to her iPhone for recommendations. “Honestly we said, ‘Siri, give us ice cream,’ and was the first thing that came up,” said Wolos, 18, of Bethel Park. Dream Cream Ice Cream... Read More